Touring Australia


 Arts Interactive Touring Map

This interactive performing arts map allows you to view performing arts activity by electorate, by artform and by type of activity.

It shows major performing arts companies' activities and allows you to choose to display activity across all years and/or an individual year

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QSO is packing its bags, and taking the music to Chinchilla, Miles and Roma

QSO is packing its bags, and taking the music to Chinchilla, Miles and Roma

Queensland Symphony Orchestra returns to Chinchilla, Miles and Roma as part of the CMR Initiative, an innovative partnership between Australia Pacific LNG operated by Origin and the Orchestra that delivers quality musical education and concert experiences to the people of the Western Downs and Maranoa Regions.

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​Partnerships enable MSO to return to Mildura

​Partnerships enable MSO to return to Mildura

The Orchestra’s revised 5 year Strategic Plan has a renewed commitment to being an orchestra for the entire State of Victoria, accompanied by a revitalised regional touring strategy.

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Taking Gypsey Tober to Tipperary Station

Taking Gypsey Tober to Tipperary Station

​At the end of a dusty 30 kilometre driveway in the Northern Territory you can find Tipperary Station School. There are only 6 students, but when Musica Viva’s Gypsy Tober visited in August, they were greeted by students from 5 local schools - one of which had driven over 2 and a half hours to visit!

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SDC regional workshops hit the road

SDC regional workshops hit the road

​Sydney Dance Company’s teaching artists are currently on the road as part of the regional tour of Rafael Bonachela’s ab [Intra]. Each year the teaching artist team tours Australia to bring dance to communities and schools in regional areas.

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Musica Viva - Taking live music across NT

Musica Viva - Taking live music across NT

Musica Viva in Schools (MVIS) aim to bring quality music education to as many students in Australia as it can. Last month, the popular band Zeeko transported their catchy vibe to students from Alice Springs to Croker Island thanks to the generous support of the Northern Territory Department of Education and a private donor.

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The Sydney Symphony Orchestra to hit the road

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra to hit the road

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra has been touring for almost as long as it has been alive and will this year celebrate 80 years of touring regional New South Wales when it goes back to where it all began: Wollongong.

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​OperaQ brings opera to school students in Cunnamulla

​OperaQ brings opera to school students in Cunnamulla

There hasn’t been a locally-based music teacher in the Cunnamulla region for a number of years, but in October music was the focus for many students. Workshops with school students from Cunnamulla, Eulo and Charleville took place in Cunnamulla from 17 to 20 October 2017.

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The role of the arts in regional development

The role of the arts in regional development

The Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation’s inquiry will explore ways to increase the growth and prosperity of regional and rural Australia. AMPAG and RAA outline the role of the arts.

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Bangarra goes back to Country

Bangarra goes back to Country

After Bangarra's successful season of Bennelong in Canberra the dance ensemble fly to Thursday Island in the Torres Strait this month for their annual on Country residency.

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​Reaching out to the regions

​Reaching out to the regions

It’s no surprise that regional touring is deeply embedded in the DNA of Sydney Dance Company, Circus Oz, Bangarra and Bell Shakespeare; that Musica Viva has deep connections with regional schools in addition to their regional performances; or that the ACO Collective (formerly known as ACO2) delivers regional touring and education programs Australia-wide. But are you aware of just how much is happening in the further flung regions of our country?

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The Results Are In

The Results Are In

In 2015 the MPAs increased their nationwide direct reach across three key areas.

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They’re Back in Black!

They’re Back in Black!

The winner of this year’s Helpmann Award for Best New Australian Work, Queensland Theatre Company’s Ladies in Black, will tour nationally in early 2017, taking in Sydney and Canberra with encore seasons in Brisbane and Melbourne.

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​Belvoir has a busy international year

​Belvoir has a busy international year

Belvoir has had a busy June with more dates coming up in the next few months around the globe with Thyestes, The Wild Duck, Conversation Piece and Stories I Want to Tell You in Person.

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Arts Across Australia

Arts Across Australia

​AMPAG’s members try to ensure that no matter where you live in Australia you can experience the best talent and productions this country has to offer.

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